Managing Operations

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Managing Operations

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business, Business Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MGMT10002 - Principles of Management


    MGMT20001 - Organisational Behaviour

    ECON10005 - Quantitative Methods 1


    ENGR - Engineering Systems Design 1

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Operations management is concerned with producing goods and services effectively. Operations management is a core functional area within all organisations, critical to performance outcomes and competitiveness. This subject examines the link between strategy and operations for both manufacturing and service organisations. It covers broad issues such as strategy, quality, inventory systems, service levels, capacity and demand management. The course also considers some of the latest concepts such as virtual and e-operations, Supply Chain Management and Lean and Agile operations.

    Intended learning outcomes:

    -Describe and analyse the role of the operations function in a business enterprise;

    -Identify and evaluate some of the tasks, tools and underlying principles of modern operations management;

    -Apply the tasks, tools and underlying principles of modern operations management to case studies in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.